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Associação Portuguesa para o Desenvolvimento Regional  


The "Portuguese Association for Regional Development" (APDR) is a scientific institution founded in 1984 whose main objective is the promotion of research in the field of Regional Science. APDR is also the Portuguese Section of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA).

APDR presently has around 170 effective members mainly working in universities or regional development private or public institutions. Most members are economists, geographers, architects and engineers.

Since 1998, APDR organises each year a Meeting that gathers about 200 Portuguese and foreign researchers in the field of Regional Development (the official languages of the Meeting are Portuguese, English, Spanish and French).

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